Accident

The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports that a 64-year-old Watertown woman suffered serious injuries in a two vehicle crash shortly before 4:30PM Wednesday,  while traveling on Highway 281 near Edgeley, North Dakota.   

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol a 2017 Ford F-350 pickup pulling a gooseneck trailer, driven by Dean Johs, 40, of Napoleon, ND was traveling Westbound on Highway 13. The Toyota driven by the 64-year-old Watertown woman was traveling southbound on Highway 281.  

According to authorities, the Ford F-350 went through the marked intersection at Highway 13 and Highway 281. The Toyota struck the front of the trailer with the driver side. The trailer detached from the pickup and traveled into the south ditch. The Ford rotated and rolled counterclockwise to the West and into the North ditch. The Toyota traveled West on Highway 13 onto the North shoulder. The driver of the Ford F-350 was transported to an area hospital and later released.  

The Watertown woman was taken by life flight helicopter to Avera hospital in Aberdeen to be treated for serious injuries. She has not been identified.  

The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.